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Hollyoaks spoilers: TRUTH HURTS! Matthew-Jesus reduces John Paul to tears

John Paul McQueen with his son Matthew-Jesus in Hollyoaks.
John Paul McQueen with his son Matthew-Jesus in Hollyoaks. (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Little Matthew-Jesus McQueen (Matthew Clohessy) brings his dad John Paul (James Sutton) to tears in tonight’s Hollyoaks on at 6.30pm (See our TV Guide for full listings). 

John Paul has been battling his alcoholism and hasn’t been able to be a good father to his son recently. 

Earlier in the week John Paul’s mum, Sally St Claire (Annie Wallace) entrusted John Paul to take huge comic and superhero fan Matthew-Jesus to a special event. 

However things took a turn for the worse and John Paul was soon drowning his sorrows by hitting the booze again. 

John Paul McQueen with his son Matthew Jesus in Hollyoaks.

John Paul plays a game with Matthew Jesus but it ends in tears.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Tonight John Paul is in bits when he sees a comic that Matthew-Jesus has written himself. 

When John Paul gets roped into a playing a superhero game with his little one, he's devastated to realise that the villain in his son’s story is based on John Paul himself. 

Will this be the wake-up call that John Paul needs to sort himself out and get help for his alcohol addiction? 

Wendy (left) has been manipulating Bobby against his mother Mercedes (right).

Wendy (left) has been manipulating Bobby against his mother Mercedes (right).  (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Meanwhile, sinister Wendy Blissett (Jennifer Armour), the daughter of serial killer Silas Blissett (Jeff Rawle) has been left feeling exposed after Sally overheard her telephone conversation with Silas. 

Wendy, who is usually as cool as a cucumber, is suddenly scrambling to protect her evil plans involving Mercedes McQueen son Bobby Costello (Jayden Fox). 

How far is a ruthless Wendy prepared to go to save her skin?  

Eric Foster in Hollyoaks

Sinister Eric Foster sets his sights on a new Hollyoaks teen.  (Image credit: Lime Pictures )

Elsewhere, Charlie Dean (Charlie Behan) and Sienna Blake (Anna Passey) both work at making amends with their loved ones. 

But have they left it too late? 

Plus, manipulative and twisted Eric Foster (Angus Castle-Doughty) sets his sights on another of the Hollyoaks teens.

Hollyoaks airs Monday- Friday on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4 at 7pm

  • General Cast 
  • Mercedes McQueen - Jennifer Metcalfe 
  • Sylver McQueen - David Tag 
  • Theresa McQueen - Jorgie Porter
  • John Paul McQueen - James Sutton
  • Nana McQueen Diane Langton
  • Cleo McQueen - Nadine Mulkerrin
  • Goldie McQueen - Chelsee Healey 
  • Ste Hay - Kieron Richardson 
  • Tony Hutchinson - Nick Pickard 
  • Verity Hutchinson - Eva O'Hara 
  • Cindy Cunningham - Stephanie Waring 
  • Darren Osbourne - Ashley Taylor Dawson 
  • Jack Osborne - Jimmy McKenna 
  • Luke Morgan - Gary Lucy 
  • Oliver Morgan - Gabriel Clark 
  • Sue Morgan - Marian McLoughlin 
  • Nancy Osborne - Jessica Fox 
  • Charlie Dean - Joshua McConville 
  • Sienna Blake - Anna Passey
  • Diane O'Connor - Alex Fletcher 
  • Warren Fox - Jamie Lomas 
  • Maxine Minniver - Nikki Sanderson 
  • Trish Miniver - Denise Welch 
  • Mandy Richardson - Sarah Jayne Dunn
  • Ella Richardson - Erin Palmer 
  • Sid Sumner - Billy Price
  • Toby Faroe - Bobby Gordon 
  • Celeste Faroe - Andrea Ali 
  • Romeo Nightingale - Owen Warner 
  • Grace Black - Tamara Wall 
  • Peri Lomax - Ruby O'Donnell 
  • Leela Lomax - Kirsty-Leigh Porter 
  • Martine Deveraux - Kelle Bryan
  • Walter Deveraux - Trevor A. Toussaint 
  • Sally St. Claire - Annie Wallace 
  • Scott Drinkwell - Ross Adams 
  • Courtney Campbell - Amy Conachan 
  • Tom Cunningham - Ellis Hollins 
  • Felix Westwood - Richard Blackwood 
  • Fergus Collins - Robert Beck 
  • Joel Dexter - Rory Douglas-Speed
  • Liberty Savage - Jessamy Stoddart 
  • Marnie Nightingale - Lysette Anthony 
  • James Nightingale - Gregory Finnegan 
  • Juliet Nightingale - Niamh Blackshaw 
  • Yasmine Maalik - Haiesha Mistry 
  • Misbah Maalik - Harvey Virdi 
  • Imran Maalik - Ijaz Rana 
  • Sami Maalik - Rishi Nair 
  • Damon Kinsella - Jacob Roberts 
  • Brody Hudson - Adam Woodward 
  • Brooke Hathaway - Tylan Grant
  • Cher Winters - Bethannie Hare 
  • Ripley Lennox - Ki Griffin 
  • Summer Ranger - Rhiannon Clements 
  • Shaq Qureshi - Omar Malik 
  • Prince McQueen - Malique Thompson-Dwyer
  • DeMarcus Westwood - Tomi Ade

  • McQueen Family 
  • Mercedes McQueen - Jennifer Metcalfe
  • Sylver McQueen - David Tag
  • Theresa McQueen - Jorgie Porter
  • John Paul McQueen - James Sutton
  • Nana McQueen Diane Langton
  • Cleo McQueen - Nadine Mulkerrin
  • Goldie McQueen - Chelsee Healey
  • Prince McQueen - Malique Thompson-Dwyer
Tess Lamacraft
Tess Lamacraft

Tess is a senior writer for What’s On TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite and WhattoWatch.com She's been writing about TV for over 25 years and worked on some of the UK’s biggest and best-selling publications including the Daily Mirror where she was assistant editor on the weekend TV magazine, The Look, and Closer magazine where she was TV editor. She has freelanced for a whole range of websites and publications including We Love TV, The Sun’s TV Mag, Woman, Woman’s Own, Fabulous, Good Living, Prima and Woman and Home.